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Summary: Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2003

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Summary: Kirby Dick's provocative film investigates the secretive and inconsistent process by which the Motion Picture Association of America rates films. Kirby looks at some of the controversial rating decisions of the past four decades, hires a private eye to find out who these anonymous raters are and puts his own film through the rating process.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Genius Entertainment 2007

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF THI

Summary: "Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups, and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes a journey through the darker corridors of the US media, where global conglomerates call the shots. For decades, their overwhelming influence has distorted news journalism and compromised its values.Tracing the story of media...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SHA

DelFattore, Joan

Summary: In this lucid, disturbing, and provocative book, Joan Delfattore offers a behind-the-scenes view of the ways in which special-interest groups influence the content of textbooks used in public and private schools throughout the country. Efforts to censor elementary and high school textbooks have proliferated in the past decade. Most challenges have come from ultraconservative activists who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 379.156 DEL

Attkisson, Sharyl

Summary: A CBS reporter reveals how she has been electronically surveilled while digging deep into the Obama Administration and its scandals, and offers an incisive critique of her industry and the shrinking role of investigative journalism in today's media.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 ATT

Bradbury, Ray

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: A book burner in a future fascist state finds out books are a vital part of a culture he never knew. He clandestinely pursues reading, until he is betrayed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Fforde, Jasper.

Summary: "Thursday Next, a Special Operative in literary detection in a time-altered Great Britain in which messing with the classics is a punishable offense, sets out to apprehend a criminal who is murdering characters from works of literature and has chosen Jane Eyre as his next victim."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FFO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS FFO

Finn, Peter

Summary: The dramatic, until-now-untold story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 891.73 FIN

Wolf, Naomi

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author Naomi Wolf, Outrages explores the history of state-sponsored censorship and violations of personal freedoms through the inspiring, forgotten history of one writer’s refusal to stay silenced.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.009 WOL

Grabenstein, Chris

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first ever LIBRARY OLYMPICS...but someone is trying to censor what the kids are reading"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION GRA

Connis, Dave

Summary: When the principal at Lupton Academy posts a "prohibited media" hit list, Clara Evans is horrified. Titles like "Their eyes were watching God" and "The perks of being a wallflower" have been pulled from the library and aren't allowed on the school's premises. Students caught with the contraband will be punished. Clara starts an UnLib-- an underground library-- in her locker. When one of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CON

Grabenstein, Chris.

Summary: "Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first ever Library Olympics ... but someone is trying to censor what the kids are reading"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library, an imprint of the Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GRA

Karolides, Nicholas J.

Summary: The one volume abridgement of the Banned book series highlights books banned for political, religious, sexual, and social reasons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkmark Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.31 KAR

Knuth, Rebecca

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwood Pub Group 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.31 KNU

Ravitch, Diane.

Summary: Argues that the anti-bias and sensitivity guidelines promoted by the Left and the Right exert so much force on educational publishers that the resulting modified and censored student materials are reduced to bland and boring texts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.32 RAV

Roth, Andrew Lee

Summary: Every year since 1976, Project Censored, our nation's oldest news-monitoring group—a university-wide project at Sonoma State University founded by Carl Jensen, directed for many years by Peter Phillips, and now under the leadership of Mickey Huff—has produced a Top-25 list of underreported news stories and a book, Censored, dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 CEN

Yumi, Kiiro.

Summary: In the near future, the federal government creates a committee to rid society of books it deems unsuitable. The libraries vow to protect their collections, and with the help of local governments, form a military group to defend themselves--the Library Forces! The war between the Library Forces and the government's censorship committee heats up! Iku Kasahara, once a lowly Library Forces recruit,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 LIB

Summary: Dozens of Utah DVD retailers attracted unwanted attention from Hollywood heavyweights when, in the name of conservative family values, they began sanitizing films of sex, nudity, profanity, and violence. Outraged over the unauthorized editing of their work, prominent filmmakers began to speak out, thrusting the two groups into an intense legal, theoretical, and moral battle that would last six...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Passion River Films 2012

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CLE

Bradbury, Ray

Summary: In Bradbury's classic, frightening vision of the future, firemen don't put out fires but start them--to burn books. It's a time when trivial information is valued and true knowledge perceived as dangerous and subversive. Guy Montag is a fireman with a wife who's goading him to work harder so they could afford another television set. When Montag befriends their neighbor Clarisse, whose love for...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRA

MacKinnon, Rebecca.

Summary: Google has a history of censoring at the behest of Communist China. Research in Motion happily opens up the BlackBerry to such stalwarts of liberty as Saudi Arabia. Yahoo has betrayed the email accounts of dissidents to the PRC. Facebook's obsession with personal transparency has revealed the identities of protesters to governments. For all the overheated rhetoric of liberty and cyber-utopia,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 MAC

Yumi, Kiiro

Summary: In the near future, the federal government creates a committee to rid society of books it deems unsuitable. The libraries vow to protect their collections, and with the help of local governments, form a military group to defend themselves--the Library Forces!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 LIB

Yumi, Kiiro

Summary: When several ranking officers are injured in a fierce skirmish, a rift develops in the Library Forces management causing Iku to question her place in the military group, and Iku's relationship with Dojo grows more intimate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 LIB

Yumi, Kiiro.

Summary: Iku is witness to a disturbance during a Board of Education speech on protecting children from the danger of books. The perpetrators are two young boys protesting the banning of their favorite books. But while Iku wants to reach out to the next generation of book lovers, Dojo insists that they can't play favorites. Will Dojo's prickly insistence on sticking to the rules ruin their budding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC LIB

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 LIB

Yumi, Kiiro.

Summary: "There's a groper in the library and Library Force members Iku and Shibazaki are sent in as bait! Iku's undercover outfit makes her vulnerable-- will she be able to defend herself if the pervert targets her? Later, Library Force members are required to take a test that involves reading stories to a group of rambunctious schoolkids. Coming from a big, unruly family, Iku definitely has the upper...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 LIB

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